amazingly carried a negative record with shadow blaze-death master tonight

i say amazingly because literally every game came down to either my opponent saying “no guard” at 4 and whether or not i checked one of my 10 crits, or my opponent going “one to pass” at 5 and whether or not i checked any triggers period

i’m gonna go ahead and call this an improvement over the games where i had no options period, because i’m keeping up with minerva, descendant and glendios, but i’d prefer real results to theoretical ones

8 hours ago with 3 notes

News: Liberators Win Second Brave Cup Championship, Revengers in Second

Chiba city, Japan. Three months ago the first Brave Cup was just one of five of Thing Saver-“Abyss’” latest victories, but following the implementation of the modified Fighter’s Rules the deck has vanished overnight. The second Brave Cup held over the 18th has become an example of the Revengers’ renewed dominance and the rise of the new Kagerou in professional play. Pure Thing Saver decks still controlled a significant fraction of the Cup, making up almost 16% of the competition. Dragonic Overlord decks accounted for approximately 26%, while the Revengers made up 24% of the tournament.

The Brave Cup’s top 8 were four Revenger, two Liberator, one Regalia and one Seeker cardfighters. As illustrated by the deck breakdown below, this most recent shift in Japanese play has moved towards the next most successful restanding decks, Dragonic Overlord the Great and Raging Form-“Abyss.” The surprise factor in the tournament was the dearth of Blaster Joker cardfighters. Forecasted from the moment of its announcement as a much stronger contender in the present format than Glendios and a specific counter to most Legion decks, Joker’s lack of a strong card advantage game and omega lock skills has proved to be a serious setback versus the aggressive retire and restand-centric focus of the format.

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The remaining top 16 included two additional Revenger, three Seeker, three Liberator, two Perdition Dragon, one Regalia and one Battle Sister cardfighters. One blogger gave a tourney report of his experience going 1-2 in the Cup with a Purgatory Dragon deck. Faced with a Kagerou mirror match in the first round, a Revenger fighter in the second and a Thing Saver fighter in the third, he won the first round by double critical trigger and lost the second, and third by gradelock. Expressing sadness at the results and frustration at using Gojo’s card changing skill ten times and still not drawing a grade 3, his report illustrates one of the primary differences in how VGCS tournaments have come to operate; the preliminary rounds of tournaments are now commonly held in a best-of-one format in the interest of time, with best-of-three being reserved for the top 16. During the elimination rounds fighters frequently only have 20~30 minutes to play, while the top cut receives a full hour for its three game format. Proponents of this system have countered that the top 16 having access to best-of-three is an important improvement over Bushiroad’s system, and with closing ceremonies already not concluding until 9:00 PM there are few other options available.

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The VGCS tournaments are a series of unofficial tournaments organized by fans and cardshops. Unlike Bushiroad’s larger official tournaments, most VGCS events are done using a best-of-three, Swiss tournament model. Turnout is typically 70-80 persons, but some events see 100 or more participants, all of whom compete using pseudonyms and internet handles rather than their real names as in official events. The VGCS model of fan-organized play has begun to gain popularity internationally, with the bi-monthly BeNeLux tournaments serving as their European equivalent, and there are now similar grassroots organizations emerging in the United States like the ARG Circuit series tournaments and the ongoing King of Cardfight competition in the American midwest.

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15 hours ago with 31 notes (source)
#news#cardfight!! vanguard#cardfight vanguard#cfv#tcg#trading card game#gold paladin#liberator#prominence glare#prominence core#bluish flames liberator prominence core#bluish flames liberator prominence glare#liberator of destiny aglovale#shadow paladin#royal paladin#kagerou#kagero#dragonic overlord the great#dragonic overlord#chiba#japan#chiba city#vgcs#vanguard championship#raging form dragon#revenger phantom blaster abyss#phantom blaster abyss#PBA#RPBA#revenger raging form dragon

hamtaro: ham-ham heartbreak is so important i still say pfpth at things i don’t like

16 hours ago with 6 notes

WAIT NO

NOW I HAVE TO DEAL WITH エゼル  AND エイゼル

I WILL NEVER NOT CONFUSE THESE

22 hours ago with 6 notes

抹消者

探索者

the first kanji in Eradicator and the first kanji in Seeker always throw me off because they’re one radical away from one another

i always have to double check to make sure i’m reading the whole thing …

22 hours ago with 7 notes

The Overlord can never die. Even when the story has absolutely nothing to do with him. —MaKo

23 hours ago with 49 notes
#cardfight!! vanguard#cardfight vanguard#cfv#dragonic overlord the x#dragonic overlord#kagerou#kagero#dragonic overlord the end#dragonic overlord the re-birth

Dragonic Overlord “The X (Cross)”

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G-BT01/006 ドラゴニック・オーバーロード “The X” Dragonic Overlord “The X (Cross)”
"But, to gain strength… … Means to cross each other’s path once more."
Grade 3 / Normal Unit / Dragon Empire - Kagero - Flame Dragon
Power 11000
Shield N/A
Activate (Vanguard Circle): [Legion](22000)[“Dragonic Overlord “The End”“](If your opponent has a Grade 3 or higher Vanguard, once, this Unit can return 4 cards from your Drop Zone to your Deck, search your Deck for the designated card, and Legion with it.)
Auto (Vanguard Circle): When this Unit Legions, search your Deck for up to 1 card with the same name as a Unit in your Vanguard Circle, show it to your opponent, add it to your hand, then shuffle that Deck.
Auto (Vanguard Circle): [Counter Blast 1 Card, Choose 1 “Dragonic Overlord “The X”” in your hand, discard it.] During the Close Step of a battle in which this Unit attacked, if this Unit didn’t Hit during this battle, you can pay the cost. If you do, choose up to 2 of your opponent’s Regards, Retire them.

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News: Interview with French Regional Runner-up Helene Bourree, Bushiroad to Open European Offices

Special thanks to Kyo of France, who conducted and submitted the interview below.

Over September 27th the Paris regional qualifier took place, with Pale Moon and Kagerou cardfighters Jeremie Raso and Helene Bourree taking first and second place. The tournament was the first time a French national has placed first in France’s annual regional qualifiers, and a major victory for advocates of both Venus Luquier and non-Nouvelle Kagerou. 164 cardfighters participated this year, up from Brussels’ 81 person attendance in 2013 and Paris’ 60 person attendance in 2012.

French contributor Kyo was able to secure an interview with Helene Bourree, one of the few professional female cardfighters in the world. As the runner-up Bourree is officially permitted to take part in the European continental championship, and potentially the world finals in Japan, but under the current WCS2014 regulations all fighters from France cannot have their travel expenses paid by Bushiroad due to the tournament finals being in Paris. Topics of the interview included the beginnings of her career, her deck and the controversial organization of the Paris qualifier, in which several cardfighters who had not been eliminated were arbitrarily cut from the tournament by proceeding directly to the top 8. A video of French regional finals can be viewed here.

In other news, Bushiroad Global tweeted today that the company is in the process of expanding its international offices, with a Bushiroad Europe branch opening in Germany this year. The development of a European office reflects the growth of Cardfight!! Vanguard's popularity in the region, Bushiroad had previously created the body of Bushiroad EU Inc. to officiate its European tournaments, and as with Bushiroad USA control of the company resides in Singapore with Bushiroad South East Asia Pte. Ltd. All of these subsidiaries ultimately answer to Bushiroad Inc. back in Japan.

The following interview is the result of contributor submission and may not reflect the views of Cardfight Pro or its editors. Spelling and grammar corrections have been made by the editor.

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23 hours ago with 39 notes via vanguardus
#good morning reblog

shop taikai time

will i play gust, dictator or sanctuary of light, nobody knows, not even me

1 day ago with 1 notes

News: Interview with French Regional Runner-up Helene Bourree, Bushiroad to Open European Offices

Special thanks to Kyo of France, who conducted and submitted the interview below.

Over September 27th the Paris regional qualifier took place, with Pale Moon and Kagerou cardfighters Jeremie Raso and Helene Bourree taking first and second place. The tournament was the first time a French national has placed first in France’s annual regional qualifiers, and a major victory for advocates of both Venus Luquier and non-Nouvelle Kagerou. 164 cardfighters participated this year, up from Brussels’ 81 person attendance in 2013 and Paris’ 60 person attendance in 2012.

French contributor Kyo was able to secure an interview with Helene Bourree, one of the few professional female cardfighters in the world. As the runner-up Bourree is officially permitted to take part in the European continental championship, and potentially the world finals in Japan, but under the current WCS2014 regulations all fighters from France cannot have their travel expenses paid by Bushiroad due to the tournament finals being in Paris. Topics of the interview included the beginnings of her career, her deck and the controversial organization of the Paris qualifier, in which several cardfighters who had not been eliminated were arbitrarily cut from the tournament by proceeding directly to the top 8. A video of French regional finals can be viewed here.

In other news, Bushiroad Global tweeted today that the company is in the process of expanding its international offices, with a Bushiroad Europe branch opening in Germany this year. The development of a European office reflects the growth of Cardfight!! Vanguard's popularity in the region, Bushiroad had previously created the body of Bushiroad EU Inc. to officiate its European tournaments, and as with Bushiroad USA control of the company resides in Singapore with Bushiroad South East Asia Pte. Ltd. All of these subsidiaries ultimately answer to Bushiroad Inc. back in Japan.

The following interview is the result of contributor submission and may not reflect the views of Cardfight Pro or its editors. Spelling and grammar corrections have been made by the editor.

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1 day ago with 39 notes (source)
#news#cardfight!! vanguard#cardfight vanguard#cfv#interview#helene bourree#france#paris#jeremie raso#kagerou#pale moon#kagero#dragonic overlord the re-birth#dragonic overlord#dauntless dominate dragon reverse#seal dragons#seal dragon georgette#georgette#dauntless#tcg#tarding card game#bushiroad#europe#world championship#wcs2014#world championship 2014